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Bowl: C.103-1935

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 33

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

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Description

Fritware painted in polychrome under a white glaze

Fritware, probably mould made, painted in blue, turquoise, purple and black under a transparent white glaze.
Shape: shallow, flat bottomed dish with a slightly flaring profile and a flat, everted rim. Supported on four lion shaped feet that are applied to the base.
Interior: rim is painted blue. In the roundel a horse, with blue, white and black stripped coat and a saddle, is painted on a background of vegetal foliage of black feathery fronds and polychrome leaves.
Exterior: the body is painted with four blue dots, while two of the feet are also dotted with blue.

Notes

History note: Frank Brangwyn RA, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.2 cm
Weight: 346 g
Width: 18.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1935) by Brangwyn, Frank

Dating

13th Century, Late-14th Century
Circa 1260 - Circa 1399

School or Style

Il-Khanid

Components of the work

Interior composed of pigment ( blue, turquoise, purple and black) glaze ( white, transparent)
Exterior Body, Feet composed of pigment ( blue) glaze ( white, transparent)
Base Diameter 15.7 cm
Rim Diameter 16.8 cm

Materials used in production

Fritware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Fritware, probably mould made, painted in blue, turquoise, purple and black under a transparent white glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular paper label with serrated edge around bottom and right hand edge

  • Text: “Lent by” (printed), “Brangwyn” (typed), "145" (hand written in black), "62" and "57" (hand written in pencil)
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Printed, typed, hand written
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: pink rectangular label with serrated edge

  • Text: not transcribed
  • Location: Exterior base (underside of foot ring)
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.103-1935
Primary reference Number: 71198
Old accession number: 4-1935
Old object number: G.ADD 59
Old number: BP.145
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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